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Sailboat off Honolulu Catches fire

  The Coast Guard responded to a report of a sailboat on fire off Honolulu, Thursday. A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard

Golar LNG 2Q Dividend Payment

  Reference is made to the second quarter 2015 report released on August 26, 2015. Golar LNG will be trading ex-dividend of a total dividend of $0.45 per share on September 8, 2015.

Port of Long Beach Names HR Director

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on Monday selected veteran human resources executive Louis Gutierrez as the port’s Managing Director of Human Resources and Team Development.

Great Lakes Shipyard to Build Guatemalan Harbor Tug

U.S. shipbuilding and repair yard Great Lakes Shipyard informs it has signed a contract to build another of its HandySize Class, 3,400 HP twin-screw tugboat for

Total CEO Says Oil Prices Will Stay Low for a While

French oil major Total chief executive Patrick Pouyanne said he expects that oil prices will remain low for a while as supply is set to remain strong.   "Will oil prices remain low? Frankly,

US Rep. Crenshaw Visits Newport News Shipbuilding

Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) hosted Rep. Ander Crenshaw (R-Fla.) Tuesday for a tour of the company's Newport News Shipbuilding division.   Ken Mahler,

Metalcraft Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Metalcraft, a designer and manufacturer of fire detection and suppression equipment, is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The company serves a broad range of industries,

MacGregor to Lay Off 100 Staff

  MacGregor, part of Cargotec, plans to reduce workforce in MacGregor Uetersen site in Germany to restructure the operations to the weak market demand. The market

Keel Laid for US’ Next Aircraft Carrier

Newport News Shipbuilding celebrates the keel-laying of aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79)   Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII),

HII Names New VP, Benefits and Compensation

Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has promoted Karen Velkey to the position of corporate vice president, benefits and compensation, effectively immediately.

Five Minutes with Roy S. Strand, COO, Goltens Worldwide

As Goltens celebrates 75 years serving the maritime industry, Roy Strand discusses the iconic company’s historic market strengths and its big push into the Ballast Water Treatment sector.

GEG Names VP/GM of Pressure Testing and Services

Greene’s Energy Group, LLC (GEG), a provider of integrated testing, rentals and specialty services, has named Michael Hayes as Vice President and General Manager

CLIA Names Marla Phaneuf Vice President

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced that Marla Phaneuf has joined the organization as Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, North America.

GAC Japan Appoints Operations Manager

Kenichi Okamoto joins the GAC team to meet rising demand for ship agency services in the energy sector   GAC Japan is expanding its team, five months after opening an operations office in Tokyo,

Rolls-Royce Showcases MTU's Drive System

Winfried Hermann, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure of Germany’s federal state of Baden-Württemberg, paid a visit to Rolls-Royce Power Systems in Friedrichshafen,

Mariners Dread Port Calls

Seafarer social media site Crewtoo, part of KVH Industries, Inc., has published the results of its second Crewtoo Seafarers Happiness Index report detailing job satisfaction at sea.

HPA Clarifies Stand on Industrial Dispute, Communications to Staff

  Hutchison Ports Australia (HPA) says it remains committed to negotiating a resolution to the current industrial dispute with workers in Brisbane and Sydney. HPA

USCG, Royal Canadian Navy Conduct Jt Exercise

  U.S. Coast Guard crews from Southeastern New England conducted various evolutions with the Royal Canadian Navy to train and improve the inter-operability of

President Bush Sails with Disabled aboard the Impossible Dream

Former President George HW Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush set sail today with the crew of the Impossible Dream, a unique catamaran designed for disabled sailors,

Linn Energy CFO Exits for 'Other Opportunities'

Oil and natural gas producer Linn Energy LLC said late on Monday that Chief Financial Officer Kolja Rockov had left the company to pursue other opportunities and

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